Barbara Bamberger Scott of The US Review of Books (USRB) reviews Sharon Forde-Atikossie’s book, “Missionary Onboard,” which was highly praised. The reviewer highlighted, “Forde-Atikosse’s informative work will undoubtedly encourage those considering a stint, or a lifetime, of religious ministry at home or overseas.”
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Sharon Forde-Atikossie’s “Missionary Onboard” gives you a snapshot preview of Christian missions and the types of Christian missions, including the benefits of Christian missions, an in-depth explanation of who is a missionary, types of missionaries, roles and duties of the various types of missions, Christian versus Christianity, who is a Christian, what is Christianity, and what is a mission.
The book has a handbook of instructions for Christian missionaries, which include the expectations of the Christian missionary, spoken language, body language, appearance, dress code, hygiene, footwear, accessories, hair and makeup, scheduling, safety, entertainment, music, television, radio, movies, videos, DVDs, internet, electronics, computer equipment, camera, reading materials, and group activities.
It also includes instruction on the law of chastity, relationships among missionaries, mission leaders, the opposite sex, counseling, children, additional community service, local laws and customs, finances, offerings, housing, physical and temporal well-being, transportation, health, security, missionary assignment, responsibilities while on a mission trip, selling goods, making promises, and the perception of the host country.
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